Mindful Summer Party Tips

As we pet owners plan our summer festivities, we must be mindful of our pets and how they perceive the unusual chaos that surrounds this time of year. The summer has just begun and we all want to enjoy the weather outside and all of the magical things that the...

This Halloween, Remember Chocolate is Toxic to Pets

With Halloween just around the corner, vets know the odds of seeing some really *scary* cases increases exponentially. What can cause a medical nightmare this time of year? Anyone whose Labrador has ever stolen their Halloween candy haul will tell you. In this blog,...

Why Heartworm Prevention is So Important

I grew up in a climate that had long, cold, snow-covered winters.  While I am not suggesting that I found that situation enjoyable, it did tend to prevent situations like I faced this past January, where I spent several intense, moments trying to destroy the blood...

Over The Counter Pain Medication and Your Pet

Seeing your pet in pain is difficult. Sometimes you know that they have just over-played or that they have arthritis pain only when the weather gets colder. Taking them to the vet for minor aches and pains sometimes feels like both a waste of money and a lot of...